Argent Corporation

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  • Info Argent Corporation was a company in Las Vegas that at one time controlled the Hacienda (resort) Hotel/Casino, the Stardust Resort & Casino, the Fremont Hotel and Casino and the casino in the Marina Hotel. more...
  • Over the next six years, Argent Corporation siphoned off between $7 and $15 million using rigged scales.
  • Balistrieri wanted to buy an option to purchase part of Glick's Argent Corporation, a holding company for four casino resorts.
  • In the 1970s Argent Corporation had siphoned off between $7 and $15 million using rigged scales.
  • After Argent Corporation was forced out of the gaming business in the late 1970s, the casino was sold to Al Sachs and Herb Tobman.
  • Among the loans he later made was a $160 million loan to Argent Corporation, which owned a group of casinos, including the Stardust Resort & Casino.
  • In 1974 Allen Glick's Argent Corporation purchased the Fremont and in 1976 expanded the casino at a cost of $4 million.
  • In September 1985, Balistrieri was tried in Kansas City, Missouri with eight other associates for skimming an estimated $2 million of the gross income of the Argent Corporation from Syndicate casino operations.
  • The fictional Tangiers resort reflected the story of the Stardust Resort and Casino, which had been bought by Argent Corporation in 1974 using loans from the Teamsters Central States Pension Fund.